Tag Archives: patients
By Pharm Exec | Published: February 21, 2014
In this short video, Brianna Cayo-Cotter, Change.org’s managing director of communications, talks to Pharm Exec about how advocacy organizations and individual patients are getting more involved in every facet of the healthcare system, from drug R&D, to federal and state policy, all fueled by the hour-to-hour passion of living with a disease.
By Clark Herman | Published: July 10, 2013
With the FDA holding its first patient-focused drug development meeting in October of last year, regulators are starting to take notice of the impact disease-based organizations can have in improving drug trial design for new therapies—particularly for rare diseases. According to Teresa Barnes, Vice President of Patient Outreach & Program Support for the Coalition for […]
By Guest Blogger | Published: March 27, 2013
By Reflector, Brussels correspondent. Any complacency that the world of healthcare might be feeling about advances in the ability to treat patients suffered a head-on assault in Dublin, Ireland, last week, at a conference organized under the auspices of the Irish Presidency of the European Union and featuring a galaxy of Irish and European stars […]